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Most Popular Baby Names of 1950

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Rank Name Meaning
26 Bruce
 
English: Surname since medieval times. Now a common …
27 Roger
 
German: Renowned spearman; English: Renowned spearman
28 Douglas
 
Irish: Dark stranger; Scottish: From the dark river.…
29 Frank
 
English: Free, a free man; French: Free, a free man
30 Terry
 
English: Abbreviation of Terrance and Terrell. Terry…
31 Raymond
 
French: Guards wisely; German: Form of Raymond (guar…
32 Timothy
 
English: One who honors God. The biblical Timothy wa…
33 Lawrence
 
English: A modern English form of Laurence and the p…
34 Gerald
 
German: Rules by the spear; English: Rules by the spear
35 Wayne
 
English: Craftsman
36 Anthony
 
English: Highly praiseworthy. Mark Antony: (83-30 BC…
37 Peter
 
English: A rock. Peter the biblical fisherman and ap…
38 Patrick
 
Irish: Patrician, noble. Romans society was divided …
39 Danny
 
Hebrew: God will judge
40 Walter
 
German: Powerful ruler
41 Alan
 
Celtic: Fair, handsome. Variant of Allen.; English: …
42 Willie
 
English: Resolute, will. Abbreviation of names begin…
43 Jeffrey
 
English: Peaceful. Variant of Geoffrey. The three-sy…
44 Carl
 
English: A man; German: Variant of Charles. A man.
45 Harold
 
English: Army commander
46 Arthur
 
Arthurian Legend: Noble, courageous. Legendary sixth…
47 Henry
 
French: Rules the home; German: Rules his household.…
48 Jack
 
English: God has been gracious, has shown favor. Bas…
49 Dale
 
English: Lives in the valley
50 Johnny
 
English: Variant of John or abbreviation of Jonathan…

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